On its Twitter page on Sunday night, NCDC disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 19 states including Lagos-169, Oyo-52, Plateau-31, Imo-29, Kaduna-28, Ogun-23, FCT and Enugu-18 each.
Others states with new COVID-19 infection include Bauchi-17, Bayelsa-14, Rivers-8, Osun and Kano-6 each; Edo and Benue-5 each; Adamawa-3; Borno-2; Abia and Ekiti-1 each.
The NCDC also noted that a total of 6,879 patients have recovered and have been discharged, while the death toll now stands at 518.
“On the 21st of June 2020, 436 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“The 436 new cases are reported from 19 states; Lagos-169, Oyo-52, Plateau-31, Imo-29, Kaduna-28, Ogun-23, FCT-18, Enugu-18, Bauchi-17, Bayelsa-14, Rivers-8, Osun-6, Kano-6, Edo-5, Benue-5, Adamawa-3, Borno-2, Abia-1, Ekiti-1.
“Till date, 20244 cases have been confirmed, 6879 cases have been discharged and 518 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 21, 2020